KEVIN GARNETT RUMORS

The Nets are tanking for the 6th seed, and it is awesome

The Brooklyn Nets trailed by 21 points at home in the 4th quarter last night to a lottery-bound New York Knicks team that was playing without Carmelo Anthony (they eventually fell 109-98).  Kevin Garnett started at center, played 15 minutes, didn't score, and grabbed only two rebounds.  Paul Pierce saw just 21 minutes of action.  Meanwhile Marcus Thornton was on the court...
Via Celtics Life
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Three stories of the Boston Celtics season

I want to tell three stories about the 2013-2014 Boston Celtics. Two are so closely related, they are essentially the same story. One story is the night on January 17th, the day that Celtics point-guard Rajon Rondo returned to the Boston Celtics line-up. That was a fun night. It started with Rondo’s cryptic tweet the Monday before the Friday the 17th tip-off: 29,233,380 secs ...
Via Boston's Bettah
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett moves into 14th on all-time scoring list, passes Alex English

You can check off another hallmark moment in what has been a stellar career for former Celtic Kevin Garnett.The 2003-04 leave MVP recently passed Alex English to move into 14th on the all-time scoring list.To recap, the Big Ticket is now 5th in minutes played, 10th in rebounds, 14th in points, 16th in steals, 18th in blocks, and 49th in assists all-time. Quite the 18 years Garnett...
Via Celtics Life
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mason Plumlee's rise during Kevin Garnett's absence

Editor’s note: This was a guess post from Justin Becker of FantasyBasketballMoneyLeagues.com. You can follow him on twitter at @NBAFantasyInfo, and you can follow the Fantasy Basketball Money Leagues Google+ Page. For more NBA basketball news visit FantasyBasketballMoneyLeagues.com, a fantasy basketball blog.The Brooklyn Nets suffered a big loss when they lost All-Star...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets' Kevin Garnett returns in win over 76ers

The Brooklyn Nets defeated the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday by the score of 105-101. The win was the second straight for the Nets, who improved to 42-34 on the season. With six games to play the Nets are 2 1/2 games behind the Toronto Raptors in the Atlantic Division and fifth in the Eastern Conference. The Nets saw the return of veteran power forward/center Kevin Garnett...
Via Sports Injury Alert
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett Returns to Help Brooklyn Nets Top 76ers, 105-101

Kevin Garnett returned for the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday to take on the Philadelphia 76ers after a 19-game absence due to back spasms, and the “Big Ticket” was extremely active. Garnett collected 10 points, four rebounds and a block in 13 minutes of action as the Nets grabbed the 105-101 win. Brooklyn has gone 3-1 against the Philadelphia 76ers on the season. The floor general...
Via Basketball Bicker
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett makes triumphant return in easy Nets victory over 76ers

Kevin Garnett had been away from the Nets for so long that some teammates, and even coach Jason Kidd, joked with him prior to Saturday night’s game against the 76ers that he should be treated like a rookie. And despite being in the 19th year of a Hall of Fame career, Garnett admitted to feeling nervous before stepping on the floor. But after missing 19 games over the last five...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets' Kevin Garnett expected to play tonight

The Brooklyn Nets defeated the Detroit Pistons on Friday by the score of 116-104. The win improved the Nets to 41-34, second in the Atlantic Division and fifth in the Eastern Conference. With seven games left in the season, the Nets have a chance to catch either the Toronto Raptors and Chicago Bulls for third or fourth in the conference. Veteran forward Kevin Garnett is expected...
Via Sports Injury Alert
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets' Kevin Garnett still out; targeting return next week

Brooklyn Nets power forward Kevin Garnett is anticipating to make a return on April 8th or 9th, according to Rod Boone on Twitter. Garnett has missed the last 16 games due to back issues.Looking down on Nets schedule, it is likely he will return for their big matchup on the 8th in Miami, but right now that is only speculation. Since he last played on February 27th, the Nets have...
Via Sports Injury Alert
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Is this how it ends for Kevin Garnett?

Brooklyn Nets center Kevin Garnett has missed 11-straight games due to back spasms and will not travel for the team's three-game road trip, according to coach Jason Kidd. The earliest we will see the Big Ticket back in action is against the Cleveland Cavaliers. A very real possibility of retirement when acquiring Garnett has become near reality through the season and in the wake...
Via Nets Take Over
25 days ago  |  Discuss
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